Posted on 05/23/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Judith Kerr, a beloved children’s writer and illustrator, died yesterday at the age of ninety-five. With over thir...

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Posted on 05/23/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Binyavanga Wainaina, celebrated for his efforts to advance African literature and LGBTQ rights in Africa, has die...

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Posted on 05/17/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Herman Wouk, best known for The Caine Mutiny, has died at the age of 103. Though that novel won a Pulitzer Prize,...

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Posted on 05/14/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We already discussed one of life's inevitabilities — taxes — so, sadly, it's fitting that we also ta...

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, Obituary

Posted on 04/22/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Novelist Warren Adler, best known for The War of the Roses, has passed away at the age of ninety-one. Adler’s son...

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Posted on 04/16/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of science fiction and of potato chips both have reason to mourn today. Gene Wolfe, who wrote The Book of the New S...

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Posted on 04/05/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The literary world has lost a great innovator: Jonathan Baumbach died March 28 at age eighty-five, according to his son....

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Posted on 04/03/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Speaking of the Hugo Awards ... a previous winner has passed away. Locus reports that Vonda N. McIntyre, an author known...

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Posted on 03/20/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Rachel Ingalls found some fleeting recognition in the 1980s, when her novel Mrs. Caliban landed on a list of best...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several notable literary figures have recently passed away. Al Silverman, chief executive of the Book-of-the-Month Club...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Poetry